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Mets get set for Strasburg with win

Niese, Cora star as Amazin's look forward to facing phenom on Saturday afternoon

Updated: July 3, 2010, 12:57 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

WASHINGTON -- The Buffalo Bisons, the top affiliate of the New York Mets, mustered only three hits in five innings against Stephen Strasburg on June 3.

"We called up all the guys who got hits off him," David Wright quipped.

Funny. Nearly true, too.

Current big leaguers Ruben Tejada and Jesus Feliciano accounted for two of the three hits -- Mike Cervenak had the other -- in Strasburg's final minor league start. In fact, Feliciano was the last batter Strasburg faced as a minor ...

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